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Yamaha Corporation is a Japanese multinational company, the largest manufacturer of musical instruments, also engaged in the production of acoustic systems, sound equipment, and sports equipment. The company’s headquarters is located in Hamamatsu (Shizuoka Prefecture). Founded October 12, 1887.
The company was founded in 1887 by entrepreneur Thorakusu Yamaha, the son of a samurai from Nagasaki. In 1887, repairing medical instruments in Hamamatsu (Shizuoka Prefecture) was asked by the local school to repair an American-made reed organ (harmonium). After the completion of the repair, the company became interested in designing musical instruments and in 1889 founded the Yamaha Organ Manufacturing Company, the first Japanese company for the production of Western musical instruments, and eight years later, in 1897, he founded the company Nippon Gakki. “), The symbol of which is the tuning forks, and the trademark is the figure of a Chinese phoenix with a tuning fork in its beak.
The modern company’s logo is the Latin name of the founder of the company in combination with tuning forks. The three tuning forks symbolize the strong connection between technology, production, and sales – the three fundamental elements of the Yamaha Corporation. Now they have a distinction of logos in the arrangement of tuning forks that cross the circle of Yamaha Motor and are enclosed in a circle of Yamaha.